amniotic : Definition, Usages, News and More

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am nee aw tik

  • a  of or related to the amnion or characterized by developing an amnion
    amniotic membrane

  • One of the best ways to confirm Down syndrome before birth is by amniocentesis, which uses a needle to remove a sample of the amniotic fluid surrounding a fetus.
  • Bush said he was not against science; he encouraged research on stem cells drawn from amniotic fluid or created by genetic reprogramming.
  • That amniotic fluid might have another use gradually dawned on surgeons, when they realized that women who underwent caesarean sections seldom developed peritonitis.
News & Articles

  • MiMedx Is Issued Three New U.S. Patents For Placental Tissue Allografts
    MARIETTA, Ga., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today its receipt of three newly...
    June 11, 2013 - PR Newswire

  • Justin Rigali in (Pressemitteilung)
    It seems virtually every byproduct of live birth -- amniotic fluid, amniotic membrane, placenta, cord blood, and the tissue of the umbilical cord itself -- contains stem cells that may rival embryonic stem cells in their flexibility,the...
  • Howard Kurtz in Town Hall
    The questions have come in, wave after wave, asking, as Kurtz wrote, "whether (Sarah) Palin is really the mother of a 4-month-old baby, whether her amniotic fluid has been tested, and whether she would submit to a DNA test to establish the child's...
  • James Dobson in WDC Media News
    And now, Dobson adds, "similar therapies may be developed using cells from amniotic fluid."

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